Curiosity Never Killed a Cat nor Undercut a Relationship (Re-Blog)

* * * * Re-blogging this one for more on dealing with kids’ many questions. * * * *

"A Beautiful Place of the World"

Kids are Naturally Curious and it Won't Hurt Them!

The other day I wrote a post about letting kids express their curosity, and drive to explore, and entertaining as many of their questions as humanly possible – whether they are asking if the moon is really made of cheese or asking why they have to take a bath. One of my favorite parenting bloggers, at kloppenmum.wordpress.com, wrote in with a couple of points I’d like to consider today. Here’s her comment in full:

Hi Nathan,
Interesting post. I’m not going to argue point by point, but just raise two things for your consideration.
1. The children I know (and have known) who incessantly ask why are in fact unhappy and out of the Continuum, and are desperately trying to find a way back. I am always cautious of our children’s whys in the first instance: is it an emotional why or a truly intellectual why.
2. There are many…

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About Nathan M McTague, CPCC, CPDPE

I am a full-time parent of three, Writer, Life Coach, Lecturer, Parenting Mentor, and Shamanic Practitioner. In all of the above, I am seeking to assist my fellow humans in their processes of claiming and unleashing their highest potentials.
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